John Cogan

Sea Kayaking Safety Gear

Be Sure to Bring These Safety Items Each Time You Go Sea Kayaking Many paddlers who enjoy kayaking in lakes and other protected bodies of

What to do After Your Canoe Flips

Unless it’s at a youth camp where horsing around is the norm, when a canoe flips over it is usually not a celebrated occurrence. When

How to Get Into a Canoe from the Water

Flipping in a canoe is a whole unpleasant ordeal. Gear goes everywhere, gets lost, and is damaged. The canoe itself will be either upside down

How to Plastic Weld Your Kayak on a Budget

If your kayak has a crack you’ll be hard-pressed to find someone to repair it for you.  An online search will reveal that you could potentially plastic weld it